GTN October 2021 - Garden Trade News, UK

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Glee 2021

Happy New Product Award winners celebrate on The Stage at Glee

Glee Innovation Ground-breaking new garden and pet products were announced as the winners of the coveted Glee New Product Awards 2021, run in association with GTN.


ith over 250 products entered into the Glee New Product Showcase the judges of this year’s awards had the most challenging time deciding on the eventual winners. Only after the Top 3 or four finalists in each category had pitched their product to the judges and undergone piercing questioning could the winners be decided and announced on Wednesday evening of Glee 2021. A record crowd for the Glee New Product Awards gathered at The Stage eagerly awaiting the results presented by Matthew Mein, Event Director for Glee and GTN’s Trevor Pfeiffer. The Overall Glee Best New Product Award was awarded

to Treadstone products for their innovative Pot Trellis which feature stability plates to keep the trellis upright. All of the judges said such a simple idea would be a very good seller next year after all the pots and containers that have been sold in the past two years. The Best of British Award went to Westland for their Kent & Stowe Eversharp Secateurs. Using technical input from F1 racing and aerospace technology, these secateurs boast the sharpest, hardest blade available, tested by CATRA and 100 times harder than the average blade. Unanimously the judges awarded the Sustainability Award to Southern Trident for their Harmony Gardens growing materials which has Carbon Net Zero certification.

Left, Aqueos and Sniff & Likkit, Pet Health & Beauty winners. Right, Evergreen Garden Care, Retail Services winner

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